Hibiscus tiliaceus Rubra - with yellow flowers
Hibiscus plants are deciduous shrubs with dark green leaves, known for their large exotic look and produce colorful trumpet-shaped blooms. The potted tropical hibiscus plant is very popular and comes from the Mallow Family.
Planting & Care
SunLight: Hibiscuses will grow without direct sunlight, but they won’t bloom without at least 1 to 2 hours of direct sunlight every day
Soil: preferring soils that are moist but well-drained. Loam and sandy loam soils tend to be the best, Hibiscus prefers neutral to slightly acidic soil.
Water: Water plants 3 to 4 times per week. Hibiscus will need daily watering in warm weather.
Fertilizer: Fertilize your hibiscuses every 2 weeks that will result in more abundant blooms
Temperature: They enjoy warm temperatures 75°F (24°C) is the ideal blooming temperature for hibiscus plants
Pruning: Hibiscus plants do not need to be pruned much. Remove all weak growth and any branches that are growing sideways.